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Questions tagged [logo]

Questions about symbols or marks as used for corporate identification, identity, and branding.

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Can a name be copyrighted, and copyright infringement on a logo?

So, I have worked on a new piece of branding etc. for hours and hours on a new business. It took around 2 months to come up with the new branding. This morning, I received an email: Copyright Cease &...
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any idea on the tools used to create these aligned pinchings? [duplicate]

I stumbled upon this logo , so far i've been able to design the lines inside the circle but couldnt find the way to make them pinch like that , I've used the liquify tool with masks but it didnt give ...
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Copyright Concerns… Similar Logo - Different Industries [duplicate]

I've been working on a logo for a local church and I finally created something their board agreed upon. But, when they asked me to do a copyright check I found ONE similar logo in particular that has ...
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How to reproduce this fold effect in Illustrator?

I love the LATAM Airlines logo and I'd like to learn how to make that "fold" we can see on the edges I marked with those green circles, connecting one line to another: That could be something "easy" ...
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Should blending modes ever be used for logo designs?

In a vector editor like Illustrator, blend modes do not work in CMYK mode; blend modes only work in RGB mode. My logical conclusion is that you should never use blend modes on a logo design, because ...
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Why are precise measurements frequently included in brand identities?

In pretty much every brand identity I've seen, there are graphs, geometric shapes and lines and grids, measurements (with whatever arbitrary base units) and whatnot, drawn all over logomarks and the ...
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Does my logo design convey the right feelings for a University Student's Council?

I'm a self-taught graphic designer, I started some years ago making billboards because "you're the one who can use a computer" (I'm indeed a web developer) and since now I consider to have acquired ...
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Could someone critique my logo design? [closed]

I'm currently designing a logo for my startup Reviewerly, an online platform for entrepreneurs looking to garner honest, high-quality reviews and testimonials for their products. I've posted it on ...
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What is the best Adobe program to make an animated logo?

I already have the idea in my head but I'm not sure how to execute. I have a couple of years experience with Illustrator and have designed several "stop action" artboards but I know there has to be a ...
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Converting very wide logos to square formats

We all know how much easier our lives became when social media decided that our clients brands needed to be adequately represented in square format! So far I have always managed to pull of this tricky ...
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How does the income of your target audience matter for logo design?

I see this question being asked in logo and branding discovery phases. Anyone want to weigh in as to why this is?
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Suggestions on how to improve logo

I'm a computer programmer, and I have no idea what I'm doing, nevertheless, when I founded my company, Rebus FM ("Rebus Fleet Management"), I went ahead and designed my own logo. It's basically a ...
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Suggestions on how to improve this logo?

So I'm trying to make a logo that: Represents two initials: L and R ; The L is supposed to look somehow like a bird, you will see in the photo; The letter R is going to be a lowercase "r" that's ...
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Why png image loses color? [closed]

I have provided the client a logo (black and white) for Instagram in png. According to the client when he uploaded png image, the black part of image changes to green. Can anybody tell me why this ...
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How can I add a background color and change the background colors for this logo I had created for me?

The logo that I want to add a background to experiment with different background colors is the one on the artboard. Here is a link to it: https://drive.google.com/file/d/...
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Tool to see how my logo look like on clothes , websites , booklet and bags [closed]

Is there any tool which can help me to check how my logo will looks like on certain goods like booklets , bags and clothes ?
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How to Export in both in RGB and CMYK in Affinity Design?

How do I export a logo in both CMYK and RGB in Affinity Design, provided that the Logo design starts with a template that is in CMYK? I mean when I start a new file, it asks me to choose the colour ...
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How to measure distances in a JPEG

Probably a fairly simple problem, but I'm a noob at this: We've got a logo with my band, looks like this: and we would like to use some fluorescent tape or whatnot to create a shiny logo to use ...
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Pragmatic or theoretic approach towards designing something (mainly logo/branding)?

So basically, I've been studying graphic design or design of visual communication for 4 years and now entering my final year. I've been studying all the elements such as illustration, photography, ...
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Someone wants to create a trademarked logo using my font

I currently sell my font on creative market where it is protected by copyright. A client would like to include the font in a trademarked logo but this goes against creative market's licensing. I have ...
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Changing the wording in a PNG image

I have two PNG images, which make up the logo for a show I have. The name of the show changed. How do I change the lettering in the PNG. I lost touch with the original designer. Thanks!
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How to convert a PDF file to an AI file?

I have a logo that I want to convert from pdf to ai, but I don't know how to convert it and whether doing so will damage the logo quality. can you help me please?
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How does the Golden Ratio/Spiral Work? Is it useful with Logo Design? [duplicate]

I will be looking to create a Logo very shortly. I am not formally educated in this principle, where I am self learning through a variety of online resources. Through my learning, I have come across ...
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How do I make a curved text logo with dotted abbreviatures correctly?

How can I get an even space between the dots and the letters? Is there a way to center it correctly with respect to the logo? Is there a general way of doing this to make it look better? (for example, ...
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Curve leaf shape and grains with minimal distortion. What technique?

I am trying to curve a wheat stem that has even-sized grains emanating from a central stem. Something like this (but starting from a vertical line): I have tried: Puppet warp Envelope Distort > ...
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Looking for some creative advice on a sharp, strong and minimal logo. All inputs appreciated [closed]

I'm creating a logo for a tech/IT startup have received absolute instructions on what the client would like to see. It should be: 1. B&W (and shades of grey - not 50 though) 2. Minimal almost ...
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I'm an amateur graphic designer, looking for feedback on my logo

I going to start my own company this year, which is going to sell my own designed snapbacks. Now I'm just an amateur when it comes to graphic design, so I'm looking for feedback on the concept and the ...
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Can I use the letter X from SpaceX logo, for my own Logo? [duplicate]

Not exactly the same shape but it looks like: mirrored and little bit changed.
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Critique - Logo design for online clothing shopping startup

I've created a logo design for an upcoming online clothing shopping startup called: bouu Background for the name: bouu — as in "boutique" or "boo" is intended to be a cute play on words, and ...
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Texture showing as black on one website but not another?

I made a logo for my student radio show on Illustrator and added a texture to the artwork. White texture showing through. Saved as PNG and it looked great. Uploaded to twitter and it looked great. ...
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Critique - Logo for company that cleans medical linens

A company known as MedLinens has asked me to create a logo for them. They specialize in cleaning medical linens i.e scrubs, gowns, bed sheets. I have shown the client a few logos but the attached one ...
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Making a logo file print ready for embossing without having spoken to the printer

I don't believe this has already been asked on Stack Exchange. I'm finishing up a project to design a logo for a client who was originally planning to have his logo embossed/stamped onto stainless ...
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Illustrator Opacity Mask Not Fully Hiding Object [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a logo and I'm having trouble cutting out part of a line. I'm trying to use an opacity mask to do this because using the pathfinder tool changes how the lines look. The problem I'm ...
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Please help me pick one of the following logos for my concrete resurfacing business (designed by me - a newbie) [closed]

Please help me choose one of the following logos: What we do is decorating concrete surfaces to give them different beautiful designs. We are not regular, concrete pouring contractors. I designed ...
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How to ensure international logo can be ethnically neutral enough so it won’t be offensive?

We are launching an initiative in the field of informatics for which I asked for a logo. Our graphic designer took care of it and indeed showed me a very nice logo, where a man with a hammer in one ...
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Residence manager logo feedback [closed]

I made a logo for my dad's company. I'm stuck because I can't decide which one to pick. Also it's my first logo so I'm not sure if it's the best. Background info: He is a handyman, but primarily ...
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The use of iconic figures in a logo

I'm working on a pixel art logo for a site I'm developing for a small company. It's about retro and iconic games such as flappy bird, pacman, etc. Am I allowed to use such characters or are they ...
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Feedback for logo [closed]

I would appreciate some feedback for a fictional l brand I devised. so basically, the company creates fresh, authentic Italian food for people who are looking for something quick to eat, but aren't ...
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Is this logo copyright infringment of Beats' logo? [duplicate]

I was recently informed by friends that my logo looks far too much like Beats' logo, and I did find it to be so. I made some adjustments, but it in my mind, it still looks fairly similar. Yet, there ...
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Critique - Logo design for baby-related products

I am launching an e-commerce brand targeted to parents of newborn babies. The products I am starting with are teething necklaces and teething rattlers. The products are meant to be a stylish piece of ...
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Is it okay to increase stroke width of a logo for different background?

Usually any line that looks okay on a dark background, looks much thinner on a lighter background. In that case, is it allowed in design principles to increase the stroke width of a logo on a lighter ...
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Issue with strokes switching orientation in Illustrator CC

I designed a logo in Illustrator CC. Everything looks fine until I zoom out. When I reach 33.33% the areas with the fine strokes change orientation, they reverse (these were created from clipping ...
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How do I flatten this logo with overlay blending mode in Sketch?

I made this logo, but I want to flatten it so that it's always the same no matter what the background color is. How do I do this? It consists of three ovals with the "overlay" blending mode. It's made ...
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Critique - Logo design for a beer brewery

I have made a logo design for a beer brewing company, Ræit Background for the name The name is based on the background of my surname, Reiten, and stems from the Norwegian word "Reit", which ...
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What does a logo including a frame express?

What does a logo including a frame (see example below) express? In other words, what meaning/feeling does it carry?
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Unwanted shape in logo

I'm working on a logo for a startup that makes tents. Here's my first concept (Their name starts with K): The shape at the top left of the K is the shape of a tent. The problem (that you probably ...
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How to increase line width of svg image downloaded from the internet?

I downloaded this image with a creative commons license. I open it with inkscape, open the "Fill and Stroke" menu, use the cursor to select everything and then try to click on "width" under stroke ...
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What is a logo called when it consists of a symbol, title and slogan?

Do logos that are constructed using a symbol, title and slogan have a specific name?
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learning how to create a label for a bottle of vodka [closed]

What would be the best dimensions and I guess overall way to go about my task? Currently using gimp. Do you recommend any websites I should check out. By the way I am very new at this but learning ...
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Can I manipulate a Shutterstock vector for a logo? [duplicate]

I am designing a logo for a friend. I have the font and colors done. All I need is an icon for it. I found a vector on shutterstock that would be perfect. I took the vector and used it as a base and ...